Known and Unknown: A Memoir is an autobiographical book by Donald Henry Rumsfeld, an American politician and businessman who served as Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 and again from 2001 to 2006 Topic: Donald Rumsfeld
Former United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses his career in Washington D.C. from his days as a congressman in the early 1960s to planning the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Topics: Donald Rumsfeld, Iraq
Rumsfeld's World This was based on some silent workprint footage ("A-Bomb Blast Effects") that I found online at the Prelinger Archive. The soundtrack is from Erik Satie's Ogives. I decided to build this film after I saw what Rumsfeld was doing in our conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere - to me it seemed like he belonged to a previous generation, and the workprint footage seemed to strike a chord in my consciousness. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: atomic bomb, politics, Donald Rumsfeld
This week, we look at why leaders in China -- and the U.S. -- think more propaganda is better, what happens when journalists wear a PR hat too, and who's joining Blackwater's crowded payroll. In "Six Degrees of Spin and Fakin'," we tell you how many steps it takes to get from spreading democracy in the Muslim world and dropping bombs in our own backyard. Topics: Blackwater, China, Vieques, Merck, Donald Rumsfeld
Series/Special. Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld talks about his book, Rumsfeld's Rules: Leadership Lessons in Business, Politics, War, and Life. New. (Stereo) Topics: Book Discussion on Rumsfeld's Rules, Television Program Source: Comcast Cable
THE SENATE ARMED SERVICES REPORT ON BUSH TORTURE PRACTICES & POLICIES It began with a presidential determination that the U.S. need not observe Common Article 3 of the Geneva Convention regarding abuse of al Queda and Taliban detainees, and it quickly morphed into an interrogation methodology mirroring that employed by Chinese Communists against American soldiers in Korea. But it was neither humane nor effective, argues Devon Chaffee of Human Rights First. Barak Obama has stated that when... Topics: torture, human rights, Bush, Rumsfeld, Obama
In may of 2004 images of prisoner abuse in Iraq shocked the world. Was this the work of a few "bad apples," or did the the responsibility go all the way to the top? American Inquisition traces the origins of policies that gave rise to the use of torture. Interviews with journalists, psychologists and legal scholars attempt to peel away the layers of denial and secrecy that obscure the truth about a practice that is widespread, illegal, and ongoing. Producers: John Odam & Chris... Topic: Iraq, Afghanistan, Guantanamo, torture, Bush, Rumsfeld
Haitian Capitol Still in Dissarray The Haitian capitol is still struggling to reach a semblance of normalcy. Sylvio Juste reports from Port au-Prince. UN to Send Troops to Haiti A United Nations spokesperson says the UN will send a multifaceted peacekeeping mission to Haiti, but is silent for now on how President Aristide left the country. Susan Wood has more from the UN. Rallies Across Americas Over US Imperialism Tens of thousands rallied behind Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez over the... Topics: UN, california, china, elections, iraq, rumsfeld
Images of mutilation of Blackwater Security Service personnel in Fallujah, Iraq combined with statements from Bush administration figures about the war. Features Bush, Cheney, Powell, Fleisher, and Rumsfeld. Topics: Iraq, Bush, Abu Ghraib, 2004, Cheney, Rumsfeld
WSF and Empire WSF and Empire Today is Day Two of the World Social Forum in Porto Allegre, Brazil. The third annual meeting of international progressive social movements coincides with the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld are addressing the Davos meeting at a time when even multinational corporate interests are growing skeptical of US war plans. Meanwhile in Porto Allegre, peace and social justice activists spent... Topics: NATO, brazil, bush, california, iraq, israel, military, palestine, rights, rumsfeld
Lineup INTRODUCTION I. Iran: Can Khamenei cope? Christopher Dickey, Newsweek Mideast Editor Abbas Milani, Director of Iranian Studies, Hoover Institution/Stanford II. Healthcare and the Welfare State Jonathan Alter, Newsweek National Affairs Columnist Robert Samuelson, Newsweek Economics Columnist, author of "The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath" III. The Caveman Debate Sharon Begley, Newsweek Science Columnist Dr. Roger Bingham, Neuroscientist, University of California/San Diego and... Topics: Iran, Khamenei, healthcare, welfare, caveman, television, Hung, Donald Rumsfeld
CIA v White House on Prewar Intelligence(4:06) The Bush administration did not meet today's Senate Intelligence Committee deadline to hand over documents concerning prewar information on Iraq.Sources say though the C.I.A. has begun handing over some documents, the committee has yet to receive requested documents from Secretary of State Collin Powell, National Security Advisor Condaleeza Rice, and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.The committee's requests have gone unanswered since July.The... Topics: 9-11, bush, california, democratic party, environment, iraq, rumsfeld
US BOMBS MOSQUE, UN WAREHOUSE 2:28 Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says hundreds of US special forces are in Afghanistan, shooting not only at retreating Taliban troops, but also at al-Qaeda members who are trying to shelter them. But as Jeremy Scahill reports, US planes bombed a mosque and a United Nations warehouse. THE CHILDERN OF THE AFGHAN WAR 3:23 Stories of misery and hopelessness among Afghan refugees donimate media reports these days. But there are a few happier tales of hope among a... Topics: UN, afghanistan, al-qaeda, islam, rights, rumsfeld, south africa
COME OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE WITH YOUR HANDS UP! – MORGAN REYNOLDS Former chief economist for the U.S. Dept. of Labor in the Bush administration (2001-2002), Reynolds quit over the transparent lies the Bush gang told to get the US into Iraq. Later he figured out that official story of 9/11 was a lie too. By 2004, Reynolds, professor emeritus at Texas A & M University, went public. Reynolds here exposes (with a little help from PBS) some trance-state induction techniques of Frank Luntz, one... Topic: bush, cheney, rumsfeld, rice, reynolds, 9-11, 9-11 truth
Pro-Life Court Nominee Seeks To Overturn Roe vs.Wade As Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld came to Capitol Hill today to testify and try and sway lawmakers to push for war in Iraq, an important nomination hearing for 10th circuit court of appeals began. President Bush's nominee to the court has drawn fire from both pro-choice and church/state separation advocates, some of whom came together yesterday in Washington to express their opposition to Michael McConnell's nomination. McConnell endorsed... Topics: bill clinton, bush, france, iraq, marijuana, military, protest, rumsfeld, washington
The Congressional leaders behind the campaign finance reform law announced today that they are introducing legislation to replace the Federal Election Commission, calling the FEC ineffective. Jay Tamboli has more from D.C. President Bush is threatening to veto a Congressional vote designed to insure federal funds for international family planning organizations like Planned Parenthood even if they INCLUDE abortion as an option.James Cullum reports from D.C. The American Civil Liberties Union has... Topics: NATO, bush, california, campaign finance, elections, iraq, military, rights, rumsfeld
The Backbone Campaign at the National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis. Bill Moyer had a street action planned but no media showed up, except for one camera, ours. Here are the results of his efforts. Thanks to Vets for Peace and www.shadowvote.org's Leonard Schmiege among others. see also www.backbonecampaign.org and of course www.snowshoefilms.com 8mins Topics: bush, cheney, rumsfeld, rice, barhopping, criminals, war, whitehouse
Conscientious Objector Facing Military Prosecution - Sara Olson UN Petition to Stop Pushing Poor Nations into Bad Trade Deals - Haider Rizvi President Bush Signed into Law the Prison Rape Elimination Act - Renee Feltz U.S. Senate Takes Step Towards Curbing the New Media Ownership Rules - Craig Murphy A Pay Raise for Congress(3:43) After a closed Congressional hearing on Capitol Hill, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz confirmed recent reports that the further occupation of Iraq is going to... Topics: bush, courage, india, iraq, military, pakistan, rebellion, rumsfeld, unions, wolfowitz
GIVING UP SUICIDE ATTACKS? Israeli helicopter fire killed two children in the West Bank town of Hebron today. The helicopter was firing at a car, which the Israeli army thought was carring a leading activist in the militant group, Islamic Djihad. The attack came just a few hours after Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon rejected a truce offer from Palestinian militant groups. On Sunday, a bomb exploded in the Israeli Port City, Haifa killing 10. But as Rafael Krafft reports from Ramallah,... Topics: 9-11, islam, israel, jihad, military, palestine, rights, rumsfeld, suicide
Kevin Ryan, formerly of UL(UnderWriters Labs), presentation at the Chicago 9-11 Revealing the Truth Reclaiming Our Future Conference on June 4. Mr. Ryan analyzed the National Institute of Standards (NIST) report on the collapse of the World Trade Center buildings and found inconsistencies, contradictions and lies. After he published his findings he was fired by UL. 58 minutes. Internet version with full screen powerpoint for much of the presentation.. 2 parts. Topic: world trade center, wtc, terrorism, bush, cheney, rumsfeld, rice, crime
TALIBAN: IF YOU STOP BOMBING WE?LL GIVE YOU OMAR (2:46) Supporters of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar have agreed to hand him over to Afghanistan?s new government if the US stops bombing their country. Taliban commander Abdul Ahad told Agance France Press Omar he would also surrender along with his force of up to 1,500 men. But at a Pentagon Press briefing this afternoon, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld shrugged off talk of an end to US bombing and said the Bush Administration refuses to... Topics: afghanistan, bush, france, india, islam, military, pakistan, pentagon, rumsfeld, washington
* State of the Union: the administration in disarray * The Long War: Rumsfeld on the loose * The White House Memo: war plans for Iran? Topics: state of the union, long war, rumsfeld, white house, iran Source: Recorded live
April 3, 2014 Open Source Show on Errol Morris's film on Donald Rumsfeld. Guests: New York Review of Books journalist Mark Danner, Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson of Colin Powell's staff and the writer and historian Steven Kinzer. Topic: Iraq War Donald Rumsfeld 9/11 Dick Cheney
View Focus Podcast is a podcast that focuses on viewpoints and opinions on developing issues and events around the world and in the US. In this episode, we will be focusing on Donalds Rumsfeld. Topics: View, Focus, Podcast, opinions, opinion, views, donalds, rumsfeld, secretary of defense
Portland Protests Bush Fundraiser - Andrew Stelzer U.S. Urged to Give Fair Trials At Guantanamo - Anastasia Kershaw Monsanto Pay millions for PCB pollution - Sehvilla Mann Texas Democrats Against Redistricting - Ernesto Aguilar Powell Meets Annan Today the United States reiterated its call for international support to help police the occupied state of Iraq.U.S. officials are using the bombing of the UN building in Baghdad, in which at least 23 people were killed, to tell the international... Topics: NSA, bush, california, democratic party, elections, hamas, iraq, islam, israel, military, pakistan,...
So what does an imperial legate of the New World Order look like? You'd be hard-pressed to find a better example than former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. From his constitution-undermining Continuity of Government planning to his poisonous Aspartame pimping to his North Korean nuclear technology wheeling and dealing, join us this week on The Corbett Report as we uncloset Rummy's skeletons. Topics: rumsfeld, bush, iraq, blackwater, north, korea, iran, nuke, nuclear, technology, aspartame, searle,...
Palestinian Authority "Fully Ready" for Ceasefire (1:29) Palestinian security officials say a cease-fire declaration is possible after a joint security meeting later today. The Palestinian Authority said yesterday it is "fully ready" to begin implementing the Tenet plan. The areas from which the Israeli Defense Force withdrew remained quiet yesterday, but there were incidents in other areas of the West Bank and Gaza. Awad Duaedes has more from Ramallah. Mumia Abu Jamal... Topics: bush, campaign finance, elections, fox news, israel, military, palestine, privacy, rights, riots,...
U.S. Interest in India Pakistan Conflict Donald Rumsfeld is on his way to South Asia where the Bush Administration says he will mediate the current tensions between India and Pakistan. Tensions between the two countries have been high for some months now, with the threat of nuclear war always present. The media attention that this latest escalation has received has surprised some in the region, as the reasons for it, shelling by both sides at the line of control in Kashmir, Pakistan testing... Topics: bush, democratic party, india, iraq, military, pakistan, rumsfeld, saddam hussein, washington
Recounts Around the Nation Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb filed official requests for a presidential ballot recount in New Mexico and Nevada. As in Ohio, Libertarian candidate Michael Badnarik joined him.Today a hand recount of New Hampshire ballots wrapped up. In New Hamshire, Avishay Artsy has the story. Supreme Court to Determine How Far Title IX Reaches The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if someone reporting gender discrimination is as equally protected as those who are being... Topics: 9-11, UN, bush, california, death penalty, france, immigration, mexico, military, rights, rumsfeld,...
byThe Center For Media and Democracy, Matt Thompson
How America defeated itself in Iraq -- by believing its own spin. From the non-profit Center for Media & Democracy. http://www.thebestwarever.com Topics: The Best War Ever, neo-con, war, Iraq, Bush, Rumsfeld, Cheney
The Israeli attorney general recommends that his government should finally refer to operations in the Palestinian territories as an occupation and fall in line with international law. Laila El-Haddad has more from Gaza. Activists gathered today to raise awareness that the vestiges of slavery still exist and that reparations are the answer. Grace Anderson reports from D.C. 17-hundred health care workers are on strike at the nation?s oldest HMO in Washington. Sarah Turner with the Workers... Topics: afghanistan, attorney general, environment, ethnic, immigration, iraq, israel, military, oil,...
Texas Kills Again Texas executed its 18th prisoner of 2004 during the night, despite pleas by relatives of the murder victim to spare his life. From KPFT in Houston, Renee Feltz reports. Peasants Remain in Argentine Detention Five peasants in Argentina, two of them minors, remain in detention following their arrest earlier this week. Mat Goldin has more from Buenos Aires. Latino Coalition Endores Bush With the election just 6 days away, President Bush has received official support from a... Topics: argentina, bush, detainees, elections, immigration, iraq, privacy, rights, rumsfeld, torture,...
A conversation with Joanne Mariner, Director of the Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism program at Human Rights Watch, regarding the Military Commissions Act of 2006 (pdf, which created an extra-constitutional parallel justice system for military detainees, and reverses over 800 years of legal practice by allowing the arbitrary stripping of habeas corpus rights from individuals merely accused of certain crimes. Topics: military, commission, habeas, corpus, habeas corpus, bush, rumsfeld, hamdan, trials, guantanamo,... Source: KBOO pre-FM broadcast air check
From DemocracyNow - originally aired on January 7, 2011 - The Center for Constitutional Rights filed a request Thursday asking a Spanish court to subpoena the former commanding officer at Guantánamo Bay, Major General Geoffrey Miller, over the alleged torture of four Guantánamo prisoners. Last month, CCR also asked another Spanish judge to prosecute six former Bush administration officials who authored the legal memos authorizing the torture of foreign prisoners. Topics: news&information, torture, bush, obama, spain, rumsfeld, bush6, guantanamo, iraq
MORE VIOLENCE IN GAZA An explosion in the southern Gaza Strip today hit an Israeli occupation forces vehicle, killing five Israelis inside. Earlier today, Israeli soldiers swept through the southern Gaza City neighborhood of Zeitoun searching for the remains of the six soldiers killed yesterday.The searches prompted frequent gun battles and Israeli missile strikes that killed at least three Palestinians and injured about 50, Palestinian hospital officials said. NO PARENTAL RIGHTS FOR LESBIAN... Topics: UN, afghanistan, california, detainees, elections, iraq, israel, mexico, military, palestine,...
Homeland Security Closing Down Access to Information When President Bush signs the Homeland Security bill the Senate handed him last night, Americans will lose access to information about twenty-two departments of the federal government. The bill creates an exemption to one of the bedrock laws of American democracy, the Freedom of Information Act. Joshua Chaffin has more from Capitol Hill. British MP on Possible Mid-East Carve Up Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld today fired back at U.N.... Topics: UN, bush, death penalty, federal government, india, iran, iraq, kennedy, military, rumsfeld, scotus
Sony to Lay Off Thousands - John Hamilton Electronics giant Sony unveiled plans today to slash its worldwide workforce by thirteen percent over the next three years, targeting thousands of workers in wealthier nations while maintaining production in countries with weak labor and environmental laws. UN Reports Protects Multi-national Corps.- Haider Risvi A United Nations report is expected to keep hidden some of the financial dealings of multi-national corporations and provisional government... Topics: UN, argentina, bush, california, elections, environment, iraq, islam, mexico, nigeria, rumsfeld,...
Just the headlines are up here (there was a mix up in the headlines on the first KU feed, we fed yesterday's headlines by mistake, the refeeds (at 4:45, 5:30 and 6pm EDT) will be correct. And, of course, the MP3s and the Real Audio files are correct too.) US Bombs Wedding Party in Afghanistan(1:57) According to the London Independent and other news sources, US forces dropped a B-52 bomb on an Afghan wedding party early yesterday.Reports vary, but it appears that the US attack came in response... Topics: afghanistan, death penalty, detainees, environment, immigration, israel, mexico, military,...
Abu Ghraib Guards Told to Treat Prisoners "Like Dogs" In an interview with the BBC, Brigadier General Janis Karpinski said the military officer now managing the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq told her that all prisoners should be treated like dogs. Major General Geoffrey Miller, who managed the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, met with Karpinski prior to his transfer. (SOUND) A military spokesman said Miller never made the statements. Yet, the Army is investigating the deaths of 127... Topics: 9-11, afghanistan, bush, california, elections, india, iraq, israel, military, palestine, rumsfeld,...